Conference to explore jewelry history, techniques
The history, science and artistry of fine jewelry will be explored at the Northwest Jewelry Conference in August, with jewelry historians and industry professionals holding presentations and seminars.
The top 10 mistakes made in displaying merchandise
Jewelers tend to stick with the basics when it comes to their showcases and lose sales because of it, says consultant Larry Johnson. In a seminar held Wednesday at Conclave, he addressed the top 10 display mistakes and how retailers can avoid them.
From Conclave: Five tips on closing the sale
In his presentation at AGS Conclave Wednesday, Shane Decker armed the crowd with knowledge about the different types of salespeople and closes, and how to handle customers’ objections when trying to close a sale.
Dates set for invite-only Prime show
The Prime Jewelry Group will host an invitation-only buying event in Miami this summer, bringing together high-end independent retailers with manufacturers.
US Antique Shows partnering with Polygon
Online trading platform Polygon will sponsor and have a presence at multiple U.S. Antique Shows this year and in 2015, giving attendees tours of the website and explaining membership opportunities.